Programs are generally held the fourth Tuesday of the month January through May and September through November at the Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City. Doors open at 6:15 PM and a brief business meeting begins at 6:45 PM. The featured program begins about 7:00PM.
In June we have our annual picnic and tailgate sale, in July and August we are busy with the Nevada County Fair, and in December we hold an annual holiday pot luck gathering.
♦Upcoming FFG Programs
Join us September 24, 2019 when we resume our usual monthly programs. Our speaker will be Jill Kelly. She will be talking about her career as “The Accidental Costumer”.
October 22, 2019 – Plants, Color, Place: Using Local Natural Dyes, Helen Krayenhoff
November 26, 2019 – Chinese Dragon Boats, Jane Milner
September 28-29, 2019 Celtic Festival
Join FFG in the meadow for a fun filled day of demonstrations and a Sheep to Shawl event
♦Upcoming Regional Events
September 19-22, 2019 Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl
Visit regional yarn shops, have fun, and win prizes! More information here
October 5-6, 2019 Lambtown
Visit the annual fiber festival and enjoy workshops, vendors, sheep and more! More information here
2019 County Fair
June 2019 Annual Picnic and Tailgate Sale
Tuesday May 28, 2019 Rags in the 21st Century – Sharlet Elms
Sharlet discussed the use of rags through history, particularly in the use of creating home goods such as rugs.
Sharlet has over 20 years of weaving experience as an avocation; she is a Microbiologist by profession in the field of Public Health. Currently she is an instructor for the Public Health Microbiology California state training program, a weaving workshop instructor and a fair judge.
Tuesday April , 2019 Woven Structures in South American Textiles – Laverne Waddington
Laverne discussed the various woven structures she encountered while learning to weave in South America and showed examples of how she used these in her own work on the backstrap loom.